Clopidogrel and aspirin combination therapy may prevent stroke


eMediNexus    18 May 2018

Results from a trial published May 17, 2018 in the New England Journal of Medicine show that compared to aspirin alone, combining aspirin and clopidogrel following a small stroke or experiencing minor stroke symptoms decreases risk of a new stroke, heart attack or other ischemic event within 90 days. However, combination therapy was associated with a greater risk of hemorrhage.

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